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Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham

Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham is a medical facility located in Birmingham, AL. This hospital has been recognized for Outstanding Patient Experience Award™.

77%

Patient Experience Rating

13% higher than the national average

Awards

Healthgrades awards tell you which hospitals deliver superior quality care. Healthgrades evaluates hospital performance using objective quality measures including clinical outcomes and patient safety, as well as patient experience.

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Hospital Quality Awards

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™

Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2024)

Top in the nation for overall patient experience based on nine measures related to doctor and nurse communication, hospital cleanliness and noise levels, and medication and post-discharge care instructions

Safety Ratings

How well a hospital safeguards patients from potential complications

No events relating to foreign objects left in body during a surgery or procedure

2 ratings were worse than expected

  • Respiratory failure following surgery
  • Deep blood clots in the lungs or legs following surgery

1 rating was better than expected

10 ratings were as expected

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Hospital Quality

Clinical Ratings

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Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Pacemaker Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Coronary Interventional Procedures (Inpatient)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Heart Attack

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Heart Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Valve Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Diabetic Emergencies

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Pulmonary Embolism

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Respiratory Failure

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Sepsis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Gallbladder Removal Surgery

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Bowel Obstruction

Mortality In-Hospital

Worse than Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Colorectal Surgeries

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Gastrointestinal Bleed

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Pancreatitis

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Upper Gastrointestinal Surgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Cranial Neurosurgery

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Stroke

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Hip Fracture Treatment

In Hospital

As Expected

Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Total Hip Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Outpatient Total Knee Replacement

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Outpatient Back and Neck Surgery (except Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Outpatient Rotator Cuff Repair

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Prostate Removal Surgery

In Hospital

As Expected

Mortality Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionMortality In-HospitalMortality within 30 days

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

Worse than Expected

Pneumonia

Mortality In-Hospital

As Expected

Mortality within 30 days

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Back and Neck Surgeries (without Spinal Fusion)

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Spinal Fusion

In Hospital

As Expected

Complication Based Ratings

Procedure/ConditionIn Hospital

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair

In Hospital

Worse than Expected

Carotid Procedures

In Hospital

As Expected

Peripheral Vascular Bypass

In Hospital

As Expected

Data Source

Patient Experience

Patient experience measures tell you how patients felt about the care they received at the hospital. These measures are based on the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey data from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

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75%

Patients who gave a rating of 9 or 10

10% higher than the national average

77%

Would definitely recommend

13% higher than the national average

Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham

National Average

Communication with doctors

Percent of patients who said that doctors always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%81%75%

Communication with nurses

Percent of patients who said that nurses always listened to them and explained things well

100%50%0%79%74%

Responsiveness of hospital staff

Percent of patients who said they always received help quickly from hospital staff

100%50%0%67%57%

Communication about medicines

Percent of patients who said that staff always explained medicines before giving them to patients

100%50%0%64%56%

Discharge Information

Percent of patients who said they were given information about recovering at home

100%50%0%87%84%

Care Transition

Percent of patients who said they understood their care needs when they left the hospital

100%50%0%54%47%

Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham

National Average

Quietness

Percent of patients who said the area around their rooms was always kept quiet at night

100%50%0%63%55%

Cleanliness

Percent of patients who said their room and bathroom were always kept clean

100%50%0%66%66%

Providers

Provider Reviews

Dr. Rothermel was friendly and knowledgeable.

Jun 21 2024

Review for Dr. Rothermel

I had recent ankle surgery after passing out and falling on floor in kitchen. Ankle shattered; rushed to ER. Surgeon on call was Dr.Kimbrel with LOS. Cannot say enough great things about him. Very caring, took his time to explain before and after surgery to friends and family. It’s three months...

Cheryl Dronet Parham Jun 21 2024

Review for Dr. Kimbrel

My visit was very positive. The staff and doctor were very courteous and professional. They explained the issue causing my knee pain and steps necessary to correct the issue.

Mark Nunley Jun 20 2024

Review for Dr. Moore

As always Dr Waldrup and his staff are excellent in everything they do. I’ve had several surgeries there and I’m very pleased every time!!

rkmcniel Jun 20 2024

Review for Dr. Waldrop

Went to Dr Davis for a tibia plateau fracture. In other words, the top part of my tibia fractured and a piece was basically ‘floating’ after a fall on my knee. Strange injury for what actually happened, but that’s my luck…. Surgery went well and I’m happy to say, after 3 months, 98% back to my old...

KS Jun 20 2024

Review for Dr. Davis

Location

Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham

810 Saint Vincents Dr, Birmingham AL 35205

CallDirections

(205) 939-7000

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham located?

Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham is located at 810 Saint Vincents Dr, Birmingham, AL 35205. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Has Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham won any recent awards from Healthgrades?

Yes, Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham has been awarded with Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ in the past two years.

Is Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham highly rated with patients?

75% patients recommend this hospital. See Healthgrades for detailed clinical ratings by specialty.

Does Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham score well in safety ratings?

Healthgrades tracks outcome ratings for 13 hospital services. View more details here.

How do I get in at Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham?

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How does Ascension St. Vincent's Birmingham rank in terms of safety and outcomes?

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Contact Us

810 Saint Vincents Dr

Birmingham, AL 35205

Directions

(205) 939-7000